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Party Walls: Law and Practice 4th edition

An authoritative explanation of the Party Wall etc Act 1996.
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781784730123

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Why should you buy Party Walls: Law and Practice

Written by a team of specialist practitioners, provides an authoritative explanation of the law regulating the building, maintenance and repair of
party walls, and sets out the process for settling disputes between parties under the Party Wall etc Act 1996.

This fourth edition has been updated and expanded to include full guidance on potential problem areas, and analysis of signifi cant case-law since the 3rd edition including:

  • Lea Valley Developments Limited v Derbyshire (Technology and Construction Court 2017)
  • The Queen on the Application of Farrs Lane Development Limited v Bristol Magistrates’ Court (High Court 2016)
  • Gray v Elite Town Management Ltd (Court of Appeal 2016)
  • Patel v Peters (Court of Appeal 2014)

A comprehensive selection of precedents is provided, including notices, appeals, requests and awards, together with the full text of the Party Wall etc Act 1996.

Party Walls: Law and Practice is essential reading for all property lawyers, surveyors and architects.


Alistair Redler, Senior Partner, Delva Patman Redler LLP Chartered Surveyors

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Table of contents

  • Application of the Act
  • Rights of Building Owners
  • Adjacent Excavation and Construction
  • Special Foundations
  • Ancillary Rights and Obligations
  • Rights of Entry
  • The Award – Procedure and Scope
  • The Award – Effect and Enforcement
  • Rights of Appeal
  • Financial Matters
  • Security for Expenses
  • Service of Notices
  • Successors in Title
  • Relationship with Other
  • Areas of Law
  • Criminal Offences
  • Reform
  • Appendices